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Lakers sign guard Wayne Ellington

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — The Lakers bolstered their guard depth Monday, announcing the addition of veteran guard Wayne Ellington to the roster. Ellington, a 26-year-old shooting guard, joins the Lakers after spending the...
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Lakers sign free-agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers added 26-year-old shooting guard Wayne Ellington to their roster on Monday.
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DeAngelo Hall seeks advice from Kobe Bryant on torn Achilles' tendon

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — After Kobe Bryant tore his left Achilles' tendon in April of 2013, he reached out to soccer star David Beckham for advice.
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Lakers' week in review

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers open training camp training camp in a week, after a relatively quiet September.
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Kobe Bryant linked to potential sale of Italian soccer club

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Kobe Bryant has been linked to a group attempting to purchase the Italian soccer team Bologna FC 1909.
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Time change for Lakers' Jan. 19 visit to Phoenix Suns

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Friday, the NBA announced a time change for the Lakers' visit to the Phoenix Suns on Jan. 19.
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Commentary: Kobe conducting classes in physical education

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — You’ve heard of NBA players going back to college in the offseason. And this story is sort of like that. Except while Wesley Johnson is just a few credits shy of his earning his degree from...
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Dwight Howard gets driver's license suspended after multiple citations

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Former Lakers center Dwight Howard is facing minor legal trouble.
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Memphis Grizzlies invite former Lakers forward Earl Clark to camp

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Monday, former Lakers forward Earl Clark signed a nonguaranteed contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, but he'll have to outplay two others competing for one roster spot -- assuming the Grizzlies...
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Lakers' Scott finalizes his coaching staff

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — Byron Scott finalized his coaching staff Tuesday, announcing that Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen will serve as assistants to the first-year Lakers coach.Pressey was an assistant under...
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Lakers announce Byron Scott's coaching staff

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — On Tuesday, the Lakers officially announced Coach Byron Scott's support staff.
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Lakers' training camp less than two weeks away

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — In less than two weeks, the Lakers will reconvene for training camp.
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Lakers linked to center Ryan Hollins, other free agents

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers have considered adding on Ryan Hollins -- according to the free agent center, who visited the "Bottom Line Sports Show" over the weekend.
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Miller: Lakers coach asks for a little patience

OC Register (BY JEFF MILLER) — SANTA ANA – Before we get to the plan that could – not to be too dramatic or anything – implode this entire upcoming Lakers season, let’s set the context.New coach Byron Scott says he will supply...
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Jeremy Lin pranks at Madame Tussauds, pretends to be wax likeness

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Jeremy Lin chose to have some fun with patrons at Madame Tussauds on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.
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D-Fenders announce 2014-15 D-League schedule

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — While the Lakers open the 2014-15 regular season on Oct. 28 at Staples Center against the Houston Rockets, the team's NBA Development League affiliate won't start its campaign until Nov. 14.
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Lakers coach Byron Scott to speak at Register on Wednesday

OC Register (BY TODD HARMONSON) — The Register is hosting a Q&A and meet-and-greet with Lakers new coach and three-time Lakers/NBA champion Byron Scott on Wednesday at 4 p.m. at its headquarters in Santa Ana.The one-hour event...
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Robert Horry calls the 2000-01 Lakers the best of three-peat run

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Robert Horry won more NBA titles than Michael Jordan -- three with the Lakers and seven in all.
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Scott already hard at work for Lakers

OC Register (BY BILL ORAM) — Byron Scott’s recent rebuilding project didn’t go so well. He was hired in 2010 by the Cleveland Cavaliers and two weeks into his tenure watched as the reigning MVP decided to leave for Miami. On...
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Tracy McGrady mulling comeback, reportedly works out with Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Times (Eric Pincus) — Mulling a comeback, former All-Star guard-forward Tracy McGrady reportedly worked out recently with Kobe Bryant of the Lakers.
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Blog Articles

Chargers' Danny Woodhead is lost for season with broken leg

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Wire reports) — Danny Woodhead was many things to the San Diego Chargers — running back, receiver, leader, hard worker and popular teammate. Now he's injured and out for the season.
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Kings' Anze Kopitar prefers Stanley Cup over individual award

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Helene Elliott) — For a long time, Anze Kopitar seemed like one of the NHL's best-kept secrets.
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UCLA freshman safety Jaleel Wadood gets chances to contribute

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Chris Foster) — Freshman safety Jaleel Wadood has come along at the right time for UCLA.
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Braves fire Frank Wren as GM

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Staff and wire reports) — In their first major off-the-field firing since 1990, the Atlanta Braves on Monday dismissed Frank Wren as general manager less than 24 hours after being eliminated from the National League...
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High school rivals look forward to meeting again

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Gary Klein) — USC cornerback Chris Hawkins was looking forward to the matchup.
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Dodgers' Don Mattingly has managed egos as well as games this season

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Kevin Baxter) — The Dodgers have spent only four days out of first place since July 3, yet Manager Don Mattingly said this season has, in some ways, been more difficult than last year, when the Dodgers entered...
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There's history between UCLA kicker Ka'imi Fairbairn and Arizona State

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Chris Foster) — This is the odd, and sometimes backward, world of a placekicker.
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Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti was aware of Ray Rice video in February

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Sam Farmer) — Steve Bisciotti, owner of the Baltimore Ravens, knew in February that the team's star player had struck his fiancee in a casino elevator, and that Atlantic City police had a copy of the...
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Lakers sign free-agent shooting guard Wayne Ellington

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers added 26-year-old shooting guard Wayne Ellington to their roster on Monday.
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Angels' Mike Trout is destined to draw more attention in postseason

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Bill Dwyre) — Perhaps as much as anybody in baseball history, Mike Trout is ready for his close-up.
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DeAngelo Hall seeks advice from Kobe Bryant on torn Achilles' tendon

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — After Kobe Bryant tore his left Achilles' tendon in April of 2013, he reached out to soccer star David Beckham for advice.
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Kings' TV schedule to include 72 games on Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Helene Elliott) — The Kings on Monday announced the full details of their TV schedule for the upcoming season, with all 82 regular-season games to be televised. Of that number, 72 will be on Fox Sports West/Prime...
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Ravens owner regrets first having 'zero desire' to see Ray Rice video

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Sam Farmer) — Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said Monday that his biggest mistake in the handling of the Ray Rice situation is that he didn’t get an earlier look at the surveillance video from inside...
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Ravens release a statement aimed at rebutting ESPN Ray Rice report

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Sam Farmer) — In advance of a news conference featuring Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti regarding the Ray Rice scandal, the team released a lengthy statement aimed at rebutting an ESPN.com story...
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Should you believe in a Dodgers offense reborn against Cubs, Rockies?

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Steve Dilbeck) — Easy now, buckaroo, deep breaths and all. Don’t go getting too excited. Yes, it looks good for the Dodgers. Sure, the division race could be over by Tuesday. And no question they are now hitting...
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Ducks open preseason tonight with Dany Heatley on first line

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Lance Pugmire) — The Ducks open their preseason Monday night with split-squad games against the Colorado
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The best Dodgers team of all time is: 1963

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Houston Mitchell) — The 1963 Dodgers were the winners of a Times reader poll to determine the best Dodgers team of all time, surviving a three-week tournament and defeating the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers in the final...
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Lakers' week in review

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Eric Pincus) — The Lakers open training camp training camp in a week, after a relatively quiet September.
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Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross win at Huntington Beach

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Helene Elliott) — The key looped through the chain April Ross wore around her neck didn't seem special, maybe for her locker or front door, until a closer examination showed the word "dream" etched onto it.
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Play it forward: UCLA vs. Arizona State, Washington vs. Stanford

Los Angeles Times: Round-the-Clock Purple and Gold (Chris Dufresne) — 1: UCLA at Arizona State on Thursday pairs the team picked to win the Pac-12 Conference South Division against the defending South champion. Bruins starting quarterback Brett Hundley will likely...
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